• Corporate Communications Associate

    ID
    2018-3007
    Category
    Office Services
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    US-NY-New York
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    Attention challengers of normal. We need curious people. The kind of people who know that ideas sometimes have to be wrestled to the ground and other times taken out for dinner. We need people to make ideas that move people. Is it fun? Yep. Is it hard work? Yep. We have good coffee. We will pay you. You will grow. Come on in, the water is fine.

    Summary

    Responsible for ideating and executing an external PR strategy for the agency in conjunction with the Comms Director, as well as supporting the team with internal and external communications.

    What You'll Do

    • Develop and implement a PR plan in conjunction with department head, including ways to leverage social media/networking and digital technologies to boost outreach efforts
    • Media outreach and pitching
    • Monitor media and assist in creating relevant daily press briefing for EXCO and COEs to help identify opportunities for external PR coverage
    • Coordinate external communications, including public relations, speaking opportunities, press materials, social media and external events
    • Assist the team with internal communications, including writing assignments, newsletters, daily press briefings, special events, and presentations
    • Source and manage content, write and share information on relevant slack channels
    • Build rapport with EXCO and COEs to be trusted second in command for all communication tasks
    • Identify and manage speaking opportunities for agency thought leaders, including developing speaking proposals and       maintaining relationships with various industry organizations and forums
    • Assist HR in organizing internal events
    • Develop and assist in creating a communications strategy for external events (like WPP Checkout)
    • Support and gather New Business materials including creating bio, photos, press kits, and collateral
    • Responsible for sending out internal megaphone notes to the agency
    • Responsible for managing monthly strategy column in MediaPost with contribution from across the agency
    • Attend monthly global Communications team calls and share highlights with team
    • Handle other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Must Haves

    • Bachelor’s Degree in communications, 2-3 years’ PR, Communications, or marketing experience
    • Knowledgeable about the social media/marketing landscape, experience serving as FB / Twitter / YouTube administrator,    managing content updates, new campaign launches, seeding and monitoring content
    • Experience with slack and cloud-based programs a plus
    • Well versed in current events and a passion for media
    • Self-motivated, proactive and entrepreneurial
    • Superior communication and presentation skills
    • Highly organized
    • Able to meet deadlines, prioritize, and multitask
    • Strategic thinking, able to see the big picture
    • Proficiency in PowerPoint/Keynote and Excel a plus

    Who We Are

    We make inspiring creative. It’s not always the kind of work that hangs in a gallery, but it’s the kind that inspires people to buy well. We are an enterprise of thinkers and tinkerers armed with tools you won’t find anywhere else. We work hard. We play hard. We make rules. We break rules. We win awards that make our clients happy and your friends jealous. We will help move your career forward. We will challenge you, and we will celebrate successes with you. 
     
    Geometry Global, the world’s largest and most international brand activation agency, drives conversion, action and purchase through award-winning programs that change behavior and inspire people to buy well. With teams in 56 markets, Geometry Global has expertise in shopper, digital, experiential, relationship, promotional and trade marketing. Some of our clients are big hitters like Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, and Mondelez. Geometry Global is a WPP company. (NASDAQ: WPPGY). www.geometry.com 

    Geometry Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs. With the high volume of replies, we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

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